Candelilla wax is a plant based wax and a suitable vegan alternative to beeswax. Although it makes an excellent DIY skincare ingredient in its own right. Like beeswax, this unique wax has quite a high melting point, and acts as a stabiliser and emulsifier in balms, creams, salves and lotions.
What is vegan wax made from?
Soy wax is derived from soy beans which are clearly vegan (as we outline in our Soy & Soy Milk article). Soy wax is both natural and biodegradable and also burns more cleanly than paraffin wax with less of a soot build up.
Do vegans use bees wax?
Vegans typically classify honey and beeswax to be non-vegan because they consider the bees are ‘exploited’ by harvesting the honey and that their health is sacrificed when the honey and wax are harvested – hence not adhering to this above definition.
Is beeswax a bee poop?
Where does beeswax come from? It’s excreted by bees. Like poop.
Is Burt’s bees cruelty-free?
Burt’s Bees does not test its products on animals nor do we ask others to do so on our behalf. You’ll see the Leaping Bunny seal and our “cruelty free” stance on our packaging to reinforce our commitment.
Is honey a vegan?
Honey is by definition not vegan, since it a bee product, and bees are animals. Here’s a nuanced article about how the ethical issues surrounding this sweetener fit into the broader concept of vegan living. Several companies make terrific vegan alternatives: Sohgave.
Is coconut oil vegan?
Coconut oil is a popular oil choice that’s preferred by many people, especially those who stick to a vegan diet. One of the properties that makes coconut oil good is the fact that it contains saturated fatty acid, which is responsible for enhancing its stability to heat.
Is Pearl wax vegan?
Strictly Professional Vegan-Friendly Hot Wax Pearls 600g has a coconut scented formulation for intimate waxing. This superior flexible hot wax formulation provides exceptional hair removal results.